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Community Service Partnership Scheme

The URA has launched a community service partnership scheme as a platform for collaboration with universities and NGOs to serve the underprivileged groups in the old districts through volunteer services, while at the same time promote service learning of the young people.

We have been helping to improve the living environment of the old districts through our core businesses in redevelopment and building rehabilitation. Our staff is dedicated to work for the well-being of the residents in these dilapidated areas, and hope to contribute more to the community through this scheme. Programmes of 2016-2017 are:

  • Caring programme for ethnic minority children
  • Visiting the elderly for promoting the knowledge on home safety
  • Experiential learning programme for underprivileged children
  • Visual care programme for disadvantaged children

Community Service Partnership Scheme
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In 2012, the URA has launched a Community Service Partnership Scheme as a platform for collaboration with universities and NGOs to serve the underprivileged groups in the old districts through volunteer services, while at the same time promote service learning of the young people. The Scheme has partnered with 9 universities and NGOs and formed a team with more than 550 volunteers. The team had served the community for more than 4,700 hours through activities like assisting primary school students from underprivileged families with their study, visiting the homeless and elderly people in old districts.

We are grateful for the support of the following institutions/ organisations in promoting the scheme and/ or participating in the previous and current programmes.

Institutions

  • City University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education
  • Hong Kong Shue Yan University
  • Lingnan University
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Education
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • The University of Hong Kong

NGOs

  • Agency for Volunteer Service
  • Caritas Mok Cheung Sui Kun Community Centre
  • Christian Action
  • Christian Family Service Centre
  • Hong Kong Buddhist Association Children & Youth Centre
  • Hong Kong Family Welfare Society
  • Hong Kong SKH Lady MacLehose Centre
  • New Home Association
  • Shek Kip Mei Lutheran Centre for the Blind
  • S.K.H. Holy Carpenter Church District Elderly Community Centre
  • Society for Community Organisation
  • The Mong Kok Kai Fong Association Ltd Chan Hing Social Service Centre
  • The NAAC Nga Yin Association Neighbourhood Elderly Centre
  • The Salvation Army Integrated Service for Street Sleepers
  • Volunteer Movement
  • Wai Ji Christian Service
  • World Green Organisation

For enquiries, you may send us email via inquiry@mail1.ura.org.hk or call us at 25882333. Thank you for your support!

 

Last updated at: 2016.08.29